Chick-fil-A Manager Helps South Carolina Town with Drive-Through Coronavirus Vaccinations

FILE PHOTO: A franchise sign is seen above a Chick-fil-A freestanding restaurant after its grand opening in Midtown, New York October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi

At this point, everyone’s heard the joke: If Chick-fil-A was in charge of vaccinating Americans against COVID-19, the job would already be done — and we’d all have some sweet tea, too.

In one South Carolina town, it turns out, it’s not a joke.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie called local Chick-fil-A manager Jerry Walkowiak when one of his drive-through vaccination sites got pretty backed up. As the mayor said, “When you need help, call the pros.”

Rather than just offering his advice to those coordinating the distribution site, the mayor praised Walkoiak for showing up in-person to help the site’s workers streamline their efforts.

In the video, the Chick-fil-A manager could be seen jumping into a familiar role: Helping usher drivers quickly and efficiently through a line — a process for which the Atlanta-based restaurant chain has received praise amid the pandemic.

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SOURCE: Faithwire

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